Welcome To Shipston-on-Stour

The town council is an elected body made of 13 Town Councillors with the support of a Town Clerk and an assistant Clerk. It is the first tier of government, and exists to provide support and services on behalf of the residents of Shipston.  Its responsibilities include: provision of allotments; as a burial authority, the upkeep of the cemetery grounds, the chapels and the administration of the cemetery records; upkeep and maintenance of six play areas in the town and delegated responsibility for maintaining grass verges and town cleansing. 

The Council has operated from New Clark House on West Street since 2012 when the building was acquired from Warwickshire Police.  The offices are open from Monday to Friday from 9am to 12pm for enquiries.  The is also a small office used by Citizens Advice on Mondays, and for the District Council’s Customer Access Terminal from Tuesday to Friday.  The Council Chamber is a large room, and is available to all non-profit making groups for meetings, free of charge.

The town council works hard to promote the town within the county and continues to instigate or support events and initiatives in the town such as the Wool Fair; the tourism group – “Visit Shipston”; the “Proud of my Town” litter picks, snow warden scheme and flood resilience.

Helpful Hints

Dog Fouling

Dog Fouling

Allotments

Allotments

Cemetery Queries

Cemetery Queries

Neighbour’s Hedge/Tree

Neighbour’s Hedge/Tree

Lost Property

Lost Property

Local Police

Local Police

Snow Clearing

Snow Clearing

Non-Delivery of Forum

Non-Delivery of Forum

Grounds Maintenance

Grounds Maintenance

Highways Headaches

Highways Headaches